Attorney General Adam Laxalt Announces Appointment of Communications Director

January 22, 2015

Carson City, NV­­- Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced today the appointment of Patty Cafferata as the Communications Director for his office.

“As a life-long Nevadan and former statewide public office holder, I am pleased Cafferata is joining my team,” said Laxalt.  “She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the office.”

A graduate of Southwestern School of Law, Cafferata, is a former Assemblywoman, State Treasurer, District Attorney of Lincoln, Lander and Esmeralda counties.  She is also the former Executive Director of the Nevada Commission on Ethics.  Cafferata writes a bi-monthly column in the Reno-Gazette Journal that covers Nevada History.

“She knows Nevada, its people and their concerns, and will be an asset to my office and the people of the state,” Laxalt continued.

“I am excited about this opportunity and look forward to working for Attorney General Laxalt and the state,” Cafferata said. 

Cafferata will begin work on February 2, 2015, and will be based in the Carson City office. Cafferata may be reached at 775-843-8439 or by email at